1.1 Million Kilograms Of Onions To Be Reaped

KINGSTON (JIS) -- At least 1.1 million kilograms of onions are expected to be harvested within the next three weeks, as Government seeks to ramp up productio...

SERHA Urges Persons Affected by Smoke to Use Masks

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Chairman of the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA), Dr. Andrei Cooke, is reminding members of the public that persons in areas af...

Jamaica To Lead Reform Of Int’l Laws On Ganja

MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says Jamaica intends to lead a charge in the United Nations to effec...

New Police Post Opens In Hill Run, St. Catherine

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The community of Hill Run, in St. Catherine, now has a police post that will also serve other districts, such as Hartlands and its environs.

Hylton Gives Undertaking To Discuss Soca When O...

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Hon. Anthony Hylton, has given an undertaking to seek the inclusion of the Services of the Cari...

RADA CEO Says Food Security Is National Priority

MONTEGO  BAY  (JIS) -- Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), Lenworth Fulton, has emphasised that food secu...

Jamaica Meeting Int’l Food Safety Standards

MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Sharon Ffolkes Abrahams, says Jamaica has been making criti...

60% Of Burnt Site Covered

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is reporting that as of today (March 18) at 12 noon,  approximately 6...

CMI Collaborates With Road Safety Unit To Of...

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI), in collaboration with the Road Safety Unit of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, has emb...

Audley Shaw Recommends Overseas Work Programme

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Opposition Spokesperson on Finance, Audley Shaw, has recommended that the Government develop a formal overseas work programme to provide mo...

More Jamaicans To Access Medical Training

KINGSTON (JIS) -- More Jamaican students will be able to access medical training at the recently opened $4 billion Faculty of Medical Sciences Teaching and R...

Portland Branch Of ESP To Be Completed By Midyear

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Portland branch  of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security’s Early Stimulation Programme (ESP) is set to be completed by midyear.

No Closure Of Ports – Major Reese

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is denying reports that the ports in Kingston were closed for three days due to the effects of the smog em...

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  • 1.1 Million  Kilograms Of Onions  To Be Reaped
    1.1 Million Kilograms Of Onions To Be Reaped

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- At least 1.1 million kilograms of onions are expected to be harvested within the next three weeks, as Government seeks to ramp up production of the crop in order to satisfy local demand.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • SERHA Urges Persons Affected by Smoke to Use Masks
    SERHA Urges Persons Affected by Smoke to Use Masks

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Chairman of the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA), Dr. Andrei Cooke, is reminding members of the public that persons in areas affected by smoke from the Riverton Disposal Site should cover their nose and mouth with a mask or a damp cloth.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Jamaica To Lead Reform Of Int’l Laws On Ganja
    Jamaica To Lead Reform Of Int’l Laws On Ganja

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says Jamaica intends to lead a charge in the United Nations to effect changes to the international treaties concerning marijuana.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • New Police Post Opens In Hill Run, St. Catherine
    New Police Post Opens In Hill Run, St. Catherine

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The community of Hill Run, in St. Catherine, now has a police post that will also serve other districts, such as Hartlands and its environs.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Hylton Gives Undertaking To Discuss Soca When Obama Visits
    Hylton Gives Undertaking To Discuss Soca When Obama Visits

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Hon. Anthony Hylton, has given an undertaking to seek the inclusion of the Services of the Caribbean (SOCA) Initiative in discussions between the Government and United States President, Barack Obama, during his State Visit to the island on April 9.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • RADA CEO Says  Food Security Is National Priority
    RADA CEO Says Food Security Is National Priority

    MONTEGO  BAY  (JIS) -- Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), Lenworth Fulton, has emphasised that food security and safety has become a national priority.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Jamaica Meeting Int’l Food Safety Standards
    Jamaica Meeting Int’l Food Safety Standards

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Sharon Ffolkes Abrahams, says Jamaica has been making critical advances in meeting international food requirements.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • 60% Of Burnt Site Covered
    60% Of Burnt Site Covered

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is reporting that as of today (March 18) at 12 noon,  approximately 60 per cent of the burnt area at the Riverton Disposal Site has been covered.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • CMI  Collaborates With Road Safety Unit  To  Offer Training
    CMI Collaborates With Road Safety Unit To Offer Training

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI), in collaboration with the Road Safety Unit of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, has embarked on a major training initiative focusing on traffic crash investigating and reporting.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Audley Shaw Recommends Overseas Work Programme
    Audley Shaw Recommends Overseas Work Programme

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Opposition Spokesperson on Finance, Audley Shaw, has recommended that the Government develop a formal overseas work programme to provide more employment opportunities for Jamaicans outside of the traditional areas of farming and hospitality.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Focus On Forests March 21

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Saturday, March 21 will be observed as International Day of Forests under the theme: ‘Forest Climate Change’.   Managing Director of  The Forest Conservancy (TFC), Guy Symes, is encouraging Jamaicans to commemorate the Day by planting one of the world’s most valuable tropical forest trees, the Teak tree.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Local Suppliers Market Goods And Services To Tourism Sector

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Some 40 local suppliers of goods and services yesterday (March 17) marketed their products to operators in the tourism sector at a special Tourism Linkages Speed Networking Meeting.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • More Jamaicans To Access Medical Training
    More Jamaicans To Access Medical Training

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- More Jamaican students will be able to access medical training at the recently opened $4 billion Faculty of Medical Sciences Teaching and Research Complex, at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Portland Branch Of ESP To Be Completed By Midyear
    Portland Branch Of ESP To Be Completed By Midyear

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Portland branch  of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security’s Early Stimulation Programme (ESP) is set to be completed by midyear.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • No Closure Of Ports – Major Reese
    No Closure Of Ports – Major Reese

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is denying reports that the ports in Kingston were closed for three days due to the effects of the smog emanating from the fire at the Riverton City disposal site.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • JIS Receives Budgetary Allocation To Relocate TV Department
    JIS Receives Budgetary Allocation To Relocate TV Department

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Jamaica Information Service (JIS) is to receive an increased budgetary allocation of $170.6 million for capital expenditure in the 2015/2016 Budget to relocate the Television Department to premises at 5-9 South Odeon Avenue in Kingston.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • The MICO University To Share New Trends In Math Education
    The MICO University To Share New Trends In Math Education

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Mico University College will be presenting new techniques and developments in Mathematics education at its annual Research Day slated for March 24 to 25 at the institution’s Kingston campus.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • All Age School In South Manchester To Benefit From $12 Million  Grant
    All Age School In South Manchester To Benefit From $12 Million Grant

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Campbell’s Castle All Age School in South Manchester is to benefit from rehabilitation works, as a result of a $12 million grant being provided by the Government of Japan.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Jamaica Best Caribbean Country To Do Business – Forbes Report

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Jamaica is currently ranked 64 out of 146 nations in the 2014 Forbes Best Countries for Business Report.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Commissioner Says Fire Will Be Extinguished By Weekend

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade, Errol Mowatt, says if  the current resources  available to the agency are maintained, the fire at the Riverton City disposal site will be extinguished by the weekend.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015

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  • Fiscal Policies Must Promote Productive Investment, ECLAC Says

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) --  Projects financed with public or public-private resources can increase economic activity, especially when the economy is going through a period of idle capacity and when infrastructure investment needs are clearly identified, which is true of the region today, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) said in its annual report Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2015: Policy space and dilemmas.

    Tuesday, 10 March 2015
  • Las Políticas Fiscales Deben Promover La Inversión Productiva, Dice La CEPAL

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- Los proyectos financiados con recursos públicos o público-privados pueden incrementar la actividad económica especialmente en períodos de capacidad ociosa de la economía y cuando las necesidades de inversión en infraestructura están claramente identificadas, como es el caso de la región, destaca la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) en su informe anual Panorama Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe 2015, Dilemas y espacios.

    Tuesday, 10 March 2015
  • State Of The Cruise Industry: 2015 To See Robust Growth
    State Of The Cruise Industry: 2015 To See Robust Growth

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (CLIA) -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released its annual State of the Cruise Industry Report and is once again projecting strong growth for the cruise industry in 2015.

    Sunday, 15 February 2015
  • The 2014 Edition Of ECLAC’s Statistical Yearbook Is Already Available

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) released today the Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2014, available on the Internet, which gives a statistical overview of the social, economic and environmental development processes in the region’s countries.

    Monday, 02 February 2015
  • Ya Está Disponible El Anuario Estadístico De La CEPAL De 2014

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- La Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) difundió hoy el Anuario Estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe 2014, disponible en internet, en el que se ofrece un panorama estadístico que da cuenta del desarrollo social, económico y ambiental de los países de la región.

    Monday, 02 February 2015
  • Secretaria Ejecutiva De La Cepal Destaca Importancia De La Inversión Y El Cambio Estructural Para Enfrentar Desaceleración Económica

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- La Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), Alicia Bárcena, participó en la Reunión Anual 2015 del Foro Económico Mundial (WEF, según sus siglas en inglés) realizada en Davos, Suiza, en donde moderó una sesión de alto nivel sobre el contexto económico de América Latina y sostuvo un encuentro con autoridades y empresarios mineros de todo el mundo, entre otras actividades.

    Monday, 26 January 2015
  • ECLAC Will Present An Overview Of Poverty And Inequality In Latin America

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will present on Monday, January 26, its annual report on the recent evolution of poverty and extreme poverty, income distribution and social spending in Latin America.

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015
  • CEPAL Presentará Panorama De La Pobreza Y La Desigualdad En América Latina

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- La Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) presentará el lunes 26 de enero su informe anual sobre la evolución reciente de la pobreza y la indigencia, la distribución del ingreso y el gasto social en América Latina.

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015
  • Region’s Governments Advance Towards A Compact On The Governance Of Natural Resources, With ECLAC Support

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- Authorities from several Latin American and Caribbean countries and ECLAC advanced towards creating a regional agenda leading to a compact on the governance of natural resources, at a meeting held at the headquarters of this United Nations regional commission in Santiago, Chile, on Monday 19 January.

    Tuesday, 20 January 2015
  • Gobiernos De La Región Avanzan Hacia Un Pacto Por La Gobernanza De Los Recursos Naturales, Con Apoyo De CEPAL

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- Autoridades de varios países de América Latina y el Caribe y la CEPAL avanzaron hacia la creación de una agenda regional que desemboque en un pacto por la gobernanza de los recursos naturales, en un encuentro realizado el lunes 19 de enero en la sede del organismo de las Naciones Unidas en Santiago, Chile.

    Tuesday, 20 January 2015
  • ECLAC Reaffirms Commitment To Equality During Visit By Thomas Piketty

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) reaffirmed today the links between the studies of this United Nations regional commission -with the main focus on equality- and the work of Thomas Piketty, during the visit of the renowned French economist to its headquarters.

    Friday, 16 January 2015
  • CEPAL Reafirma Compromiso Con La Igualdad Durante Visita De Thomas Piketty

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- La Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) recibió hoy en su sede de Santiago, Chile, la visita de Thomas Piketty, ocasión en la que reafirmó las coincidencias de los trabajos de este organismo regional de las Naciones Unidas –que ponen a la igualdad en el centro- con los del destacado economista francés.

    Friday, 16 January 2015
  • “It Is Vital For The Region To Forge Closer Strategic Ties With China”

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) -- Speaking in Beijing, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, stated “It is vital for the region to forge closer strategic ties with China in order to attract more Chinese foreign direct investment, particularly that aimed at improving infrastructure, promoting production and export diversification and boosting Chinese-Latin American business partnerships”.

    Friday, 09 January 2015
  • “Es Imperativo Trabajar En Una Aproximación Estratégica De La Región Hacia China”

    VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (CEPAL) -- “Es imperativo trabajar en una aproximación estratégica de la región hacia China para conseguir mayores niveles de inversión extranjera directa china, especialmente dirigida a mejorar la infraestructura, promover la diversificación productiva y exportadora y estimular alianzas empresariales sino-latinoamericanas”, señaló Alicia Bárcena, Secretaria Ejecutiva de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), en Beijing.

    Friday, 09 January 2015
  • Cutting Loose The Shackles Of The Past: Cuba And The US

    LONDON, England -- The US is cutting loose the shackles of the past by establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba after 53 years.

    Friday, 19 December 2014

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  • Les Fruits De Mer Begin Mardis De Grand Case Season With Butterfly Presentation
    Les Fruits De Mer Begin Mardis De Grand Case Season With Butterfly Presentation

    MARIGOT -- Les Fruits de Mer launched a second season of their wildlife education booth at the Mardis de Grand Case street festival on Tuesday.

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015
  • La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend
    La Guadeloupe Accueille Son Premier Startup Weekend

    BASSE-TERRE -- C’est le 26 Septembre prochain que la Guadeloupe accueillera son tout premier Startup Weekend !

    Saturday, 02 August 2014
  • Copa Airlines Annonce 5 Vols Par Semaine A Partir De Décembre
    Copa Airlines Annonce 5 Vols Par Semaine A Partir De Décembre

    MARIGOT -- La Directrice de l’Office de Tourisme de Saint-Martin, Silviane John, félicite ses homologues de Sint-Maarten et d’Anguille après l’annonce de Copa Airlines le week end dernier qui va augmenter la fréquence de ses vols entre Panama City et Saint-Martin de 2 à 4 par semaine pour finalement proposer 5 vols par semaine à compter du mois de décembre 2014.

    Thursday, 31 July 2014
  • On Behalf Of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille Visits The United Nations
    On Behalf Of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille Visits The United Nations

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. -- On behalf of Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy, Martinique Tourism Authority Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille made an official visit to the United Nations June 5-7 to contribute to the Permanent Memorial in Honor of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

    Wednesday, 18 June 2014
  • 4e Edition De l’Open Saint-François -Région Guadeloupe
    4e Edition De l’Open Saint-François -Région Guadeloupe

    BASSE-TERRE -- La collectivité régionale est très fière de s’associer pour la deuxième fois à l’Open de golf de Saint-François-Région Guadeloupe, le plus grand tournoi professionnel international de la discipline dans toute la Caraïbe, qui se déroulera du 29 au 31 mai 2014 au golf international de Saint-François.

    Tuesday, 27 May 2014
  • VIe Sommet Des Chefs d’Etats Et De Gouvernements De l’Association Des Etats De La Caraïbe

    BASSE-TERRE -- Suite à l’adhésion officielle de la Guadeloupe à l’Association des Etats de la Caraïbe (AEC) en qualité de membre associé en son nom propre, la Région Guadeloupe participera au VIe Sommet des Chefs d’Etats et de Gouvernements de l’AEC, le.premier auquel prendra part notre territoire en tant que membre associé.

    Monday, 28 April 2014
  • Get A Weekly Peek At Island Wildlife
    Get A Weekly Peek At Island Wildlife

    GRAND CASE, Saint Martin -- Residents and tourists of all ages are invited to learn a little about island wildlife every week, at the booth hosted by the Les Fruits de Mer Association at the Mardis de Grand Case street fair each Tuesday. 

    Monday, 10 March 2014
  • Yacht Agent Yacht Assistance® Represented In Florida At Fort Lauderdale

    MARIGOT -- Yacht Assistance® / Maritime Services, a ship and yacht agency with headquarters in St.Martin-St.Maarten in the Caribbean announced that as from February 10, 2014 they also have a representation in Fort Lauderdale in addition to the many Caribbean Islands, the Mediterranean and other parts of the world.

    Friday, 14 February 2014
  • La Gran Tarea De Salvar A La Pequeña Martinica
    La Gran Tarea De Salvar A La Pequeña Martinica

    FORT-DE-FRANCE (IPS) -- Sánchez es un pequeño y central distrito comercial en Pequeña Martinica, la diminuta isla que forma parte del estado de Granada y que corre el riesgo de volverse aún más diminuta.

    Thursday, 06 February 2014
  • Saving The Tiny Island Of Petite Martinique
    Saving The Tiny Island Of Petite Martinique

    FORT-DE-FRANCE (IPS) -- Sanchez is a small central business district in Petite Martinique, the tiny island that forms part of the tri-nation state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.

    Wednesday, 05 February 2014
  • Sail Training Vessel WYLDE SWAN Sailing In St. Martin
    Sail Training Vessel WYLDE SWAN Sailing In St. Martin

    MARIGOT (CSTA) -- The Dutch sail training vessel WYLDE SWAN, which is the largest two mast top sail schooner in the world, has sailed on Wednesday January 22, 2014 from the Port of Galisbay Marigot with approx.

    Thursday, 23 January 2014
  • Tour De Martinique: Bertrand De Broc Race Ambassador, 15-16 February 2014
    Tour De Martinique: Bertrand De Broc Race Ambassador, 15-16 February 2014

    PARIS, France -- The 2014 Tour de Martinique race was officially presented by the Association Ven Dan Vwèl 972 at the Paris boat show on Saturday, 7th of July with the event ambassador Bertrand de Broc, who has just returned from the Transat Jacques Vabre race.

    Sunday, 08 December 2013
  • Caribbean Energy Transition In The Spotlight In Martinique

    FORT-DE-FRANCE -- The first Caribbean conference on energy transition (CTEC 2013) held last week in Martinique (October 22 and 23) has been hailed a success.

    Saturday, 02 November 2013
  • Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Wins CSA Award
    Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Wins CSA Award

    POINTE-À-PITRE -- Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes wins the Ludlow Stewart Award for best multi-purpose terminal at the Caribbean Shipping Association‘s 43rd Annual General Meeting in Panama City, where more than 300 shipping executives from across the Americas attended.

    Tuesday, 22 October 2013
  • Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Reçoit Le Prix «Meilleur Port Multi-Usages De La Caraïbe 2012»
    Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes Reçoit Le Prix «Meilleur Port Multi-Usages De La Caraïbe 2012»

    POINTE-À-PITRE -- Au cours de la 43ème Assemblée Générale de la Caribbean Shipping Association (C.S.A.) qui s’est tenue du 7 au 9 octobre 2013 à Panama, les 350 représentants du monde du shipping, de la Caraïbe et de la zone Amérique centrale ont mené les réflexions sur la prochaine ouverture (fin 2015) du 3ème jeu d’écluses du Canal de Panama qui permettra le passage de navires de plus de 6000 TEUS.

    Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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  • Gobernador Participa De La Graduación De La Primera Clase De La Academia De La Policía
    Gobernador Participa De La Graduación De La Primera Clase De La Academia De La Policía

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla participó hoy de la graduación de 300 cadetes que componen la primera clase de la Academia de la Policía bajo la reforma del cuerpo policiaco.

    Friday, 27 March 2015
  • DTOP Invierte En La Zona Este De La Isla

    HUMACAO (DTOP) -- Con una inversión de 2.7 millones de dólares, las carreteras PR-30 y PR-60 se convertirán en vías de rodajes con  condiciones óptimas y seguras. 

    Friday, 27 March 2015
  • Celebran Gala De Apertura Del Festival De Cine Europeo “Hecho En Europa” 2015
    Celebran Gala De Apertura Del Festival De Cine Europeo “Hecho En Europa” 2015

    SAN JUAN (TPPRC) -- Mediante la gala de inauguración se anunció la apertura de la 6ta edición del  Festival de Cine Europeo “Hecho en Europa” 2015.

    Friday, 27 March 2015
  • Estudiantes Destacan Importancia De Sana Alimentación En El Mes De La Nutrición
    Estudiantes Destacan Importancia De Sana Alimentación En El Mes De La Nutrición

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- Estudiantes de Lares y Hormigueros destacaron la importancia de la sana alimentación durante la presentación de los Proyectos de Vida que realiza la primera dama, Wilma Pastrana Jiménez, a través de toda la isla.

    Thursday, 26 March 2015
  • Gobernador Convierte En Ley El Proyecto Del Senado 924

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla convirtió en ley hoy el proyecto del Senado 924, que prohíbe la venta de cigarrillos electrónicos o “e-cigarette” a menores de dieciocho (18) años de edad.

    Thursday, 26 March 2015
  • Gobernador Destaca Impacto Económico De La Apertura De The Mall Of San Juan
    Gobernador Destaca Impacto Económico De La Apertura De The Mall Of San Juan

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla realizó un recorrido por el nuevo centro comercial 'The Mall of San Juan', construido con una inversión de $475 millones, que promoverá la creación de sobre 3,000 empleos directos e indirectos y ofrece nuevas oportunidades para empresarios puertorriqueños.

    Thursday, 26 March 2015
  • Hacer La Revolución Social Tras Haber Hecho La Revolución Capitalista
    Hacer La Revolución Social Tras Haber Hecho La Revolución Capitalista

    SANTO DOMINGO (AMCHAMDR) -- Frank Rainieri llamó a hacer la revolución social, luego de haber completado la capitalista, “para transformar “a nuestro país en una sociedad equilibrada y con un progreso que beneficie a todos.

    Thursday, 26 March 2015
  • Gobernador Convierte En Ley El Procedimiento Especial De Auto Expreso
    Gobernador Convierte En Ley El Procedimiento Especial De Auto Expreso

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El gobernador Alejandro García Padilla dio paso hoy al establecimiento de un procedimiento especial para la reducción y el pago de multas acumuladas por infracciones al sistema electrónico de Auto Expreso.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • Destacan Participación Activa De La Mujer En El Servicio Público
    Destacan Participación Activa De La Mujer En El Servicio Público

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- La primera dama, Wilma Pastrana Jiménez, destacó hoy la participación de una gran cantidad de mujeres que forman parte del gabinete constitucional del gobierno del Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, y que dirigen un sinnúmero de dependencias líderes en el servicio público.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • Escobar Gana El WWL International Cup
    Escobar Gana El WWL International Cup

    SAN JUAN (WWL) -- El pasado sábado la WWL llevo a cabo el “International Cup” en la Cancha José Pepín Cestero de Bayamón.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • Prosigue En Jamaica Debate Sobre El Presupuesto Estatal

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (PL) -- La primera ministra de Jamaica, Portia Simpson Miller, hará su contribución hoy al debate presupuestario en el Parlamento con la presentación de las estrategias diseñadas por su gobierno para hacer crecer la economía y frenar el crimen.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • Evalúan Freno Al Tránsito Por Actos Policiales En Trinidad Y Tobago

    PUERTO ESPANA, Trinidad Y Tobago (PL) -- Autoridades del Ministerio de Seguridad Nacional y del Servicio de Policía de Trinidad y Tobago (TTPS) procuran hoy solucionar la crisis creada por acciones de ese cuerpo en detrimento del tránsito vehicular en este país caribeño.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • Gobierno De Bahamas Defiende Controversial Política De Inmigración

    NASSAU, Bahamas (PL) -- El Gobierno de Bahamas defendió hoy su política migratoria, calificada por algunos medios de comunicación como violatoria de los derechos humanos, en particular de las personas de origen haitiano.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • Reportan Muertes Por Violencia En Haití

    PUERTO PRINCIPE, Haití (PL) -- La Comisión Episcopal de Justicia y Paz (JILAP) de la Iglesia Católica reportó hoy que en los dos primeros meses del actual año murieron a balazos en esta capital 138 personas.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • Jefes De Agencia Destacan Logros De Las PYMES
    Jefes De Agencia Destacan Logros De Las PYMES

    SAN JUAN (La Fortaleza) -- El director ejecutivo de la Compañía de Comercio y Exportación (CCE), Lcdo. Francisco Chévere, el director ejecutivo de la Oficina de Gerencia de Permisos (OGPe), Arq. Alberto Lastra Power y el administrador de la Administración de Servicios Generales (ASG), CPA.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015

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  • Haití: Onu Solicita 401 Millones De Dólares Para Soluciones Permanentes
    Haití: Onu Solicita 401 Millones De Dólares Para Soluciones Permanentes

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ONU) --  El coordinador residente y humanitario de la ONU para Haití, Peter de Clercq, presentó hoy en Ginebra un nuevo tipo de llamamiento para asistir a ese país que se proyecta a largo plazo y se basa en las necesidades de desarrollo.

    Friday, 13 March 2015
  • Haití Pide $401 Millones En Ayuda Para Reducir Su Vulnerabilidad
    Haití Pide $401 Millones En Ayuda Para Reducir Su Vulnerabilidad

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ONU) -- El gobierno de Haití hizo este miércoles junto a la Misión de la ONU en ese país y sus socios una apelación transicional, conocida como TAP, de $401 millones de dólares para el período de 2015-2016 para mejorar la resistencia de Haití.

    Friday, 13 March 2015
  • UN And Haitian Partners Appeal For Aid To Reduce Vulnerability, Build Resilience
    UN And Haitian Partners Appeal For Aid To Reduce Vulnerability, Build Resilience

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (UN) -- The United Nations, the Haitian Government and its partners have launched a $401 million appeal to reduce extreme vulnerability, while building resilience on the small Caribbean nation.

    Friday, 13 March 2015
  • Ayiti:Pwosesis Elektoral La Ap Demare Lendi 16 Mas 2015 Lan
    Ayiti:Pwosesis Elektoral La Ap Demare Lendi 16 Mas 2015 Lan

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Konsèy Elektoral Pwovizwa a achemine kalandriye elektoral la bay pouvwa egzekitif la pou l pibliye e konvoke pèp la nan pwochen eleksyon yo.

    Friday, 13 March 2015
  • Haiti Sets Legislative Election Date Amid Criticism
    Haiti Sets Legislative Election Date Amid Criticism

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Haiti's Provisional Electoral Council has set a date for the delayed legislative elections that have been a source of political contention.

    Friday, 13 March 2015
  • Haïti : Le Gouvernement Et L'ONU Lancent Un Appel De Fonds De 401 Millions De Dollars
    Haïti : Le Gouvernement Et L'ONU Lancent Un Appel De Fonds De 401 Millions De Dollars

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ONU) -- Le gouvernement haïtien, les Nations Unies et leurs partenaires ont lancé mercredi à Port-au-Prince un appel de fonds de 401 millions de dollars pour la période 2015/2016 afin de réduire l'extrême vulnérabilité et renforcer la résilience en Haïti.

    Thursday, 12 March 2015
  • Ayiti: Konsèy Elektoral Pwovizwa A Pwopoze Pati Politik Yo 3 Eleksyon Pou Ane 2015 La

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Ann AYiti: Konsèy Elektoral Pwovizwa a, ki te rankontre pati politik yo mèkredi 11 mas la nan Petion-ville, pwopoze yon kalandriye elektoral ak 3 eleksyon pandan ane 2015 la.

    Thursday, 12 March 2015
  • Haïti : L'Envoyée De L'ONU Salue La Publication Du Décret Électoral
    Haïti : L'Envoyée De L'ONU Salue La Publication Du Décret Électoral

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ONU) -- La Représentante spéciale du Secrétaire général en Haïti, Sandra Honoré, a salué jeudi la publication du Décret électoral dans le journal officiel Le Moniteur en date du 2 mars 2015, estimant qu'il s'agissait d'une étape importante dans le lancement du processus électoral.

    Wednesday, 11 March 2015
  • Haïti : Un Expert De L'ONU S'Inquiète De L'Impact Négatif De La Crise Politique Sur L'État De Droit
    Haïti : Un Expert De L'ONU S'Inquiète De L'Impact Négatif De La Crise Politique Sur L'État De Droit

    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ONU) -- A l'issue d'une visite dans le pays, l'Expert indépendant des Nations Unies sur la situation des droits de l'homme en Haïti, Gustavo Gallón, a exprimé son inquiétude concernant l'impact négatif de l'absence d'élections sur l'état de droit et sur le fonctionnement des institutions.

    Wednesday, 11 March 2015
  • Ayiti:Gouvènman An Pran Dispozisyon Pou L Anpeche Yo Fòse Moun Fè Grèv

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Ann AYiti: Minis Kominikasyon an e pòt pawòl gouvènman an, Rotchild Francois Junior, anonse gouvènman an ap pran yon seri dispozisyon pou l fasilite deplasman popilasyon an, dekwa pou moun kapab mennen aktivite yo nòmalman pandan 2 jounen grèv platform nasyonal sendika transpò yo lanse pou  lendi 9 ak madi 10 mas 2015 la.

    Tuesday, 10 March 2015
  • Haití De Luto Por Víctimas De Carnaval

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Miles de personas, encabezadas por el presidente de Haití, Michel Martelly, realizaron una vigilia el martes por la noche en honor a las víctimas de un accidente durante el carnaval del país.

    Thursday, 19 February 2015
  • Ayiti-Kanaval: Aksidan Grav Nan Fen Jounen Lendi Gra A. 15 Moun Mouri E Plizyè Dizèn Lòt Blese

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- 15 mò ak 60 blese pou pi piti: Se bilan pwovizwa yon aksidan ki rive nan fen defile kanavalès la pou jounen Lendi Gra a nan Pòtoprens, kapital peyi d Ayiti.

    Thursday, 19 February 2015
  • Ayiti-Kanaval : 3èm Jou Gra A Anile – 3 Jou Dèy Nasyonal

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Nan yon konferans pou laprès ki dewoule madi 17 fevriye 2015 la, Premye Minis ayisyen an, Evans Paul, ki te gen avèk li Minis Kominikasyon e pòtpawòl gouvènman an, Rotchild François Junior, an prezans Premyè Dam nan, Sophia Martelly, anonse desizyon  gouvènman an  pran pou l  anile 3èm jou gra Kanaval Nasyonal la nan Pòtoprens e sou tout tèritwa nasyonal la apre ensidan ki lakoz 16 moun mouri e 78 lòt blese nan okazyon 2èm jou gra a. Dr Claude Suréna , prezidan komite ijans ak sekou kanaval 2015 la, bay bilan pwovizwa viktim yo.

    Thursday, 19 February 2015
  • Haiti Mourns Carnival Accident Victims
    Haiti Mourns Carnival Accident Victims

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Thousands of people, led by Haitian President Michel Martelly, held a candelight vigil Tuesday night in honor of the victims of a carnival float accident.

    Thursday, 19 February 2015
  • Haiti Cancels Last Day Of Carnival After Fatal Accident

    WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Haiti's government canceled the last day of carnival and announced three days of mourning on Tuesday after 15 people were killed and at least 60 injured after a carnival float hit a power line in the capital, Port-au-Prince, setting off a stampede by bystanders, officials said.

    Thursday, 19 February 2015

BVI

Latest British Virgin Islands News

  • BVI Is First To Launch Financing Framework For Climate Change Issues
    BVI Is First To Launch Financing Framework For Climate Change Issues

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Virgin Islands became the first Caribbean Territory and a leader amongst small island states globally in establishing the policy and financing framework needed to address the causes and impacts of climate change.

    Friday, 27 March 2015
  • One-On-One With Premier And Minister Of Finance - March 27, 2015
    One-On-One With Premier And Minister Of Finance - March 27, 2015

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- It has been quite a busy few weeks for my Government as we brought several bills to the House—bills that are designed to improve and enhance the standard of living and quality of life for the people of this Territory.

    Friday, 27 March 2015
  • Anegada Residents Advised Of Waste Collection Schedule
    Anegada Residents Advised Of Waste Collection Schedule

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Collection of waste in residential areas in Anegada, will now be done on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of every week.

    Friday, 27 March 2015
  • BVI Rugby Football Union Competes In Hong Kong
    BVI Rugby Football Union Competes In Hong Kong

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- 15 players from the British Virgin Islands Rugby Football Union are in  Hong Kong to compete in the 14th annual Kowloon RugbyFest 2015, also known as the Kowloon 10s.

    Friday, 27 March 2015
  • Increased Private Sector Interest In This Year’s Tsunami Exercise
    Increased Private Sector Interest In This Year’s Tsunami Exercise

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Over 4,200 persons from the public and private sector participated in this year’s national tsunami exercise, Caribe Wave Lantex 15.

    Friday, 27 March 2015
  • Unclaimed Goods To Be Auctioned April 11

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Importers of unclaimed goods left for more than two months at Her Majesty’s Customs and the BVI Ports Authority are advised that these items must be cleared by Friday April 10 to avoid having them sold at public auction.

    Thursday, 26 March 2015
  • Health Ministry Walks To Cairo As Part Of Fitness Challenge

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Ministry of Health and Social Development has committed to walk 12 million steps, which is the equivalent of walking from the Virgin Islands to Cairo Egypt.

    Thursday, 26 March 2015
  • Virgin Gorda Festival Food Handlers’ Sessions March

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Environmental Health Division is notifying all food vendors and businesses participating in the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival that food handlers’ educational sessions are scheduled for Wednesday March 25, at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday April 1, at 9:00 a.m. at the conference room of the Flax building in Virgin Gorda.

    Thursday, 26 March 2015
  • BVI Finance: The New Face Of The Financial Services
    BVI Finance: The New Face Of The Financial Services

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Stakeholders in the financial services industry are pictured here at the brand launch of BVI Finance earlier this month.

    Thursday, 26 March 2015
  • Magistrate Court Seeking Qualified Interpreters

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Magistrate’s Court is seeking to develop a cadre of qualified persons to translate for upcoming court Proceedings. 

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • Governor Attending Overseas Territories Meeting In Cayman Islands

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- His Excellency the Governor, Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE, is away from the Territory attending the annual meeting of Overseas Territories’ Governors in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Food Vendors Must Register
    Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Food Vendors Must Register

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Environmental Health Division is reminding all food vendors and businesses participating in the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival to register with the Division’s Virgin Gorda Officer no later than Friday March 27.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • Teachers Participate In Financial Services Training
    Teachers Participate In Financial Services Training

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Teachers from secondary schools in the Territory are participating in a five day training workshop to ensure the Territory’s future is secure in the area of Financial Services.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • Phase V Development Plan To Cater To Electricity Demands
    Phase V Development Plan To Cater To Electricity Demands

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Government of the Virgin Islands, in collaboration with the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is undertaking the Phase V Development Project.

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015
  • Rheumatology Physician Specialty Clinic

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIHSA) -- The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) and HIMA Health from Puerto Rico wish to inform the public that the Pulmonary Physician Specialty Clinic is scheduled for Friday, 27th March with Dr. Ramirez Vazquez.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015

USVI

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WI

Latest West Indian News

  • 1.1 Million  Kilograms Of Onions  To Be Reaped
    1.1 Million Kilograms Of Onions To Be Reaped

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- At least 1.1 million kilograms of onions are expected to be harvested within the next three weeks, as Government seeks to ramp up production of the crop in order to satisfy local demand.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • SERHA Urges Persons Affected by Smoke to Use Masks
    SERHA Urges Persons Affected by Smoke to Use Masks

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Chairman of the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA), Dr. Andrei Cooke, is reminding members of the public that persons in areas affected by smoke from the Riverton Disposal Site should cover their nose and mouth with a mask or a damp cloth.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Jamaica To Lead Reform Of Int’l Laws On Ganja
    Jamaica To Lead Reform Of Int’l Laws On Ganja

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says Jamaica intends to lead a charge in the United Nations to effect changes to the international treaties concerning marijuana.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • New Police Post Opens In Hill Run, St. Catherine
    New Police Post Opens In Hill Run, St. Catherine

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The community of Hill Run, in St. Catherine, now has a police post that will also serve other districts, such as Hartlands and its environs.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Hylton Gives Undertaking To Discuss Soca When Obama Visits
    Hylton Gives Undertaking To Discuss Soca When Obama Visits

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Hon. Anthony Hylton, has given an undertaking to seek the inclusion of the Services of the Caribbean (SOCA) Initiative in discussions between the Government and United States President, Barack Obama, during his State Visit to the island on April 9.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • RADA CEO Says  Food Security Is National Priority
    RADA CEO Says Food Security Is National Priority

    MONTEGO  BAY  (JIS) -- Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), Lenworth Fulton, has emphasised that food security and safety has become a national priority.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Jamaica Meeting Int’l Food Safety Standards
    Jamaica Meeting Int’l Food Safety Standards

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Sharon Ffolkes Abrahams, says Jamaica has been making critical advances in meeting international food requirements.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • 60% Of Burnt Site Covered
    60% Of Burnt Site Covered

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is reporting that as of today (March 18) at 12 noon,  approximately 60 per cent of the burnt area at the Riverton Disposal Site has been covered.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • CMI  Collaborates With Road Safety Unit  To  Offer Training
    CMI Collaborates With Road Safety Unit To Offer Training

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI), in collaboration with the Road Safety Unit of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, has embarked on a major training initiative focusing on traffic crash investigating and reporting.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Audley Shaw Recommends Overseas Work Programme
    Audley Shaw Recommends Overseas Work Programme

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Opposition Spokesperson on Finance, Audley Shaw, has recommended that the Government develop a formal overseas work programme to provide more employment opportunities for Jamaicans outside of the traditional areas of farming and hospitality.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Focus On Forests March 21

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Saturday, March 21 will be observed as International Day of Forests under the theme: ‘Forest Climate Change’.   Managing Director of  The Forest Conservancy (TFC), Guy Symes, is encouraging Jamaicans to commemorate the Day by planting one of the world’s most valuable tropical forest trees, the Teak tree.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Local Suppliers Market Goods And Services To Tourism Sector

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Some 40 local suppliers of goods and services yesterday (March 17) marketed their products to operators in the tourism sector at a special Tourism Linkages Speed Networking Meeting.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • More Jamaicans To Access Medical Training
    More Jamaicans To Access Medical Training

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- More Jamaican students will be able to access medical training at the recently opened $4 billion Faculty of Medical Sciences Teaching and Research Complex, at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • Portland Branch Of ESP To Be Completed By Midyear
    Portland Branch Of ESP To Be Completed By Midyear

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Portland branch  of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security’s Early Stimulation Programme (ESP) is set to be completed by midyear.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015
  • No Closure Of Ports – Major Reese
    No Closure Of Ports – Major Reese

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is denying reports that the ports in Kingston were closed for three days due to the effects of the smog emanating from the fire at the Riverton City disposal site.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015

CC

Latest CARICOM News

  • CARICOM Health Ministers Discuss Chikungunya, Ebola

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- “In as much as one country is not prepared, none is prepared.”

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • CARICOM Leading Charge against Chikungunya, Ebola Threat

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to be at the forefront of efforts to deal with the Chikungunya epidemic and the Ebola threat.

    Tuesday, 30 September 2014
  • Briefing session held on new statistics project

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Staff Members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and representatives of GOPA Worldwide Consultants on Thursday participated in an interactive briefing session on a new project that is aimed at boosting the capacity of National Statistics Offices (NSOs).

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • CWA preparations well advanced

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Preparations for hosting the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 6-12 October, 2014, in Paramaribo, Suriname, are well advanced, according to organisers of the event.

    Friday, 26 September 2014
  • EU Consultancy aims to boost capacity of National Statistics Offices

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Efforts continue to intensify to build the capacity of National Statistics Offices, and provide high quality statistics in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014
  • Key Decision-Makers Tackle Important Issues Affecting the Region’s Response to HIV

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Key decision-makers of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) met this week for a series of strategic meetings vital to the region’s continued response to HIV.

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014
  • CARICOM Releases Animation Works On Love And Belonging For International Day Of Peace, 21 September 2014

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Sunday 21 September 2014 is the day that the Caribbean joins the rest of the world in observing International Day of Peace.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • CARICOM, El Salvador enter new era of cooperation

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- What was described as a “new era” of diplomatic relations between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and El Salvador began Friday (19 September) when Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary-General accredited a new envoy from the Central American country.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • PANCAP to hold high-level meetings

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- A series of high-level meetings of the Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) will be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, next week.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness to be launched

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Association of National Training Agencies (CANTA) will formally launch the CARICOM Regional TVET Strategy for Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness on Monday, September 22, 2014, at the Hilton Hotel, Trinidad and Tobago.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Wellness revolution’ continues at CARICOM Secretariat

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Headquarters of the Caribbean Community, the CARICOM Secretariat on Monday commenced  a week of activities to commemorate Caribbean Wellness Day (CWD) 2014  and to sustain the ‘wellness revolution’ that began in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago in September 2007.

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • CARICOM Consults on Draft Legislation for the CSME

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues its drive to establish a single economic space through the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
  • CARICOM SG calls for innovative alternatives to finance SIDS’ development

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Even as the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) examined the issue of financing sustainable development for SIDS in Apia, Samoa, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has posited the need for new and innovative alternatives.

    Saturday, 06 September 2014
  • CARICOM makes case for sustainable development of SIDS at UN conference

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- Caribbean Community (CARICOM) officials at the Third United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) made the case for the peculiar vulnerabilities of SIDS to be considered when the international community formulates economic policies for those countries.

    Saturday, 06 September 2014
  • CARICOM Kicks Off Government Procurement Consultations

    TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) -- The CARICOM Secretariat has convened three regional consultations to discuss the findings of a major consultancy on government procurement in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

    Monday, 01 September 2014

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WICB

Latest West Indies Cricket Board News

  • West Indies Under-19 Squad For Easter Training Camp

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board announced today a 16-member West Indies Under-19 squad for a two-week training camp in Barbados.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015
  • TTCB Hails New Windies Coach Simmons
    TTCB Hails New Windies Coach Simmons

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (T&TCB) has welcomed the appointment of Phil Simmons as the new coach of the West Indies cricket team.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015
  • WICB Hails Jaguars’ PCL 4-Day success
    WICB Hails Jaguars’ PCL 4-Day success

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- Guyana Jaguars have been praised for their resilience following their capture of the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015
  • Gayle Signs For Somerset In English T20
    Gayle Signs For Somerset In English T20

    SOMERSET, England (WICB) -- Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to announce that we have signed Chris Gayle.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015
  • Lambert Disappointed With Tame Draw
    Lambert Disappointed With Tame Draw

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (WICB) -- Jamaica Franchise and dethroned champions Barbados Pride yesterday played a dull draw in the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional Cricket League four-day match at Sabina Park, thanks to some defensive batting from the latter.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015
  • Official Points Standings After The Final Round

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- Following are the Official Points Standings after the 10th and final round of matches ended on Monday in the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015
  • WICB Responds To Ticket Price Complaints In The UK

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board has been made aware that concerns have been expressed about advance ticket-pricing for our upcoming International Home Series between West Indies and England through our Official Tour Operator (OTO) programme.

    Friday, 20 March 2015
  • Ticket Sales For West Indies Vs England Start On Monday

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- Tickets for the International Home Test Series between West Indies and England will begin on Monday, March 23, in Antigua and the following Monday, March 30, in Grenada and Barbados.

    Friday, 20 March 2015
  • Simmons Appointed New West Indies Head Coach
    Simmons Appointed New West Indies Head Coach

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board announced today the appointment of Phil Simmons to the role of West Indies Head Coach on a three-year contract.

    Friday, 20 March 2015
  • WICB PCL R4Day Tournament Bulletin | Round 10

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- There are still reasons for all of the teams in the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament to approach the 10th and final round of matches, starting on Friday, with a high level of vigour.

    Friday, 20 March 2015
  • CWC Diary: That Familiar Guyanese Accent
    CWC Diary: That Familiar Guyanese Accent

    WELLINGTON, Australia (WICB) -- Fomer West Indies player Bruce Pairaudeau, who is 83, surprised the West Indies players during their training session on the eve of the UAE clash, after driving 300 kilometres with a friend from Hamilton, where he lives.

    Wednesday, 18 March 2015
  • ICC Set To Air Umpire Communications
    ICC Set To Air Umpire Communications

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (WICB) -- The umpire communications can be aired during umpire referrals, consultations and DRS player reviews.

    Wednesday, 18 March 2015
  • Pride Name Squad For Final Jamaica Match
    Pride Name Squad For Final Jamaica Match

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- Carlos Brathwaite and Omar Phillips have been included in the Barbados Pride 13-man squad for the 10th and last round WICB PCL first-class match against Jamaica in Kingston, starting March 20.

    Wednesday, 18 March 2015
  • WICB Offers Condolences Following The Passing Of Alloy Lequay

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- It was with a sense of sorrow that the West Indies Cricket Board learnt of the death of former director Alloy Lequay.

    Wednesday, 18 March 2015
  • WICB Offers Condolences Following The Passing Of Alloy Lequay

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- It was with a sense of sorrow that the West Indies Cricket Board learnt of the death of former director Alloy Lequay.

    Wednesday, 18 March 2015

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